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Tuesday, 30 December 2014 - 8:32
Italy ferry death toll rises to 10.
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The death toll following a fire on the Norman Atlantic ferry off Corfu has risen to 10, with the evacuation of all those on board now complete.

One man was killed when trying to escape the ship, and a further nine bodies have since been found.

More than 400 people were rescued amid gale-force winds and thick smoke.

It is not clear if others are still missing.

The Italian authorities said they could not verify the actual number of people originally on board.






































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